What is the Contribution of Commodities in Portfolios?
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 11:00 AM ET
4:00 PM LONDON | 5:00 PM PARIS | 6:00 PM ATHENS | 11:00 PM HONG KONG
DURATION: 40 MINUTES FOLLOWED BY Q&A SESSION
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Last year was certainly a turning point for the broad commodity complex, with the Bloomberg Commodity Index posting its first positive calendar year total return (+11.8%) since 2010. Join ETF Securities and Capital Link as we give a macroeconomic outlook and then dive into broad commodities and how their cyclical nature can be linked to inflation and growth.
- The current market environment
- How commodities react to various market conditions
- Benefits of commodities in a diversified investment portfolio
- How financial advisors may improve their portfolios through a broad commodity allocation
Matt Collins, CFA
Director, Head U.S. Product Operations, Capital Markets
Matt Collins has more than a decade of ETF experience and joined ETF Securities, a leading global ETF provider, to oversee product development and capital market efforts for their growing US business.
Previously, Collins worked for CSOP, the largest global China A share manager (RQFII). In his role at CSOP, he oversaw relationships with trading firms and other liquidity providers. During his time at CSOP he helped them become the first Chinse asset manager to enter the US market. In addition, Collins spent a significant amount of time assisting US clients understand the rapid developments in mainland China and how this impacts client portfolios and liquidity needs. Prior to this, Collins worked at Vanguard where he was responsible for the development, launch and positioning of Vanguard’s ETF line-up.
Collins holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame. Collins holds the series 7 and 63 registrations as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Director, Investment Strategy
Maxwell Gold has more than a decade of experience in the investment and wealth management industry. Maxwell joined ETF Securities, a leading global ETF provider, to oversee US Investment strategy and research for their growing US business.
Previously, Maxwell served as Investment Strategist with the Chief Investment Office at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There he provided thought leadership research and investment insights for advisors and high-net worth clients. Prior to that, Maxwell worked with the Investment Research team at the World Gold Council where he was producing industry leading investment research, whitepapers, and publications on the market and gold’s role in investment and portfolio allocation. Following that position, he worked at JP Morgan Private Bank on the Global Portfolio Construction team who oversaw the investment strategy and portfolio construction of over $200 billion in client assets.
Maxwell holds a Master of Science in Finance from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Rochester. He holds the series 7 and 66 registrations.
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